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Cucumis sativus ‘Gherkin cucumber’

For sale by Patricia Howard

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Not plants, but gherkins for sale. Producing about 5 pounds a week surplus to need (2.2 kgs). Great for pickling! £3.30 per pound, or £7.00 per kilo. Collection only.

Cucumis sativus ‘Gherkin cucumber’ | Ashford, Kent, TN25
Plant Size
Total Price
150cm × 30cm
£7.00

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Plant Finder: about Cucumis sativus ‘Gherkin cucumber’

Common names

Cucumber

Description

Cucumis sativus ‘Gherkin cucumber’ (Cucumber). This variety produces small fruits used for pickling.

Cultivation

It may need staking. Harvesting may start in Late summer. Harvesting may end in Early autumn. Fairly difficult to grow.

Interest and use

Culinary

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Cucumis sativus ‘Gherkin cucumber’ | Ashford, Kent, TN25 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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    I like to preserve, and especially love swapping ingredients for this; I have had an abundance of some crops such as blackberries, and have pickling cucumbers now, and soon will have too many tomatoes (several varieties - cherry and full size) if the weather permits, as well as apples. Some years I have an excess of quince, but also tomatillos and artichokes. We are happy to sell or swap if you have veggies or fruits that you don't need.

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